Food and Drink

More questions and answers about holiday cooking with Lynne Rossetto Kasper.
Worried about roasting the turkey? Perplexed by pumpkin pie? A Midmorning Thanksgiving tradition returns: Lynne Rossetto Kasper answers your holiday cooking questions.
Thursday is Turkey Day, a day for feasting on fowl. But what about people who don't eat turkey?
Homemade pumpkin pies will be on lots of Thanksgiving day tables for dessert. And whether they know it or not, the pie eaters in our region have Minnesota's Marian Biersdorf to thank for blazing a culinary trail. Thirty years ago Biersdorf used her college training and the memory of her mother's recipe to create what many of us know as the traditional pumpkin pie.
For some, chocolate fuels a food obsession. A renowned dessert maker and author talks about her own fascination with the quintessential sweet.
The mysteries of cooking explained by the founder and editor of "Cooks Illustrated" magazine.
Author and avid food reviewer David Rosengarten has a new cookbook on the best ways to cook regional favorites. The book is It's All American Food: The Best Recipes for More than 400 New American Classics.
Deep-fried Twinkies joined deep-fried candy bars on the State Fair's roster of fattening, tempting foods this year. Katherine Lanpher, Lynne Rossetto Kasper and restaurant critic Rick Nelson conduct the annual Midmorning Fair food tasting.
Tips for buying corn and other delights of the farmer's market as Midmorning broadcasts from the Minnesota State Fair.